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Noun
/ˈmātriks/,
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matrixes, plural; matrices, plural;
  1. An environment or material in which something develops; a surrounding medium or structure
    • - free choices become the matrix of human life
  2. A mass of fine-grained rock in which gems, crystals, or fossils are embedded

  3. The substance between cells or in which structures are embedded

  4. Fine material
    • - the matrix of gravel paths is raked regularly
  5. A mold in which something, such as printing type or a phonograph record, is cast or shaped

  6. A rectangular array of quantities or expressions in rows and columns that is treated as a single entity and manipulated according to particular rules

  7. An organizational structure in which two or more lines of command, responsibility, or communication may run through the same individual


  1. (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
  2. (geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded
  3. an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)
  4. the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
  5. the formative tissue at the base of a nail
  6. mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface
  7. The Multistate Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange Program, also known by the acronym MATRIX, was a federally funded data mining system originally developed for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement described as a tool to identify terrorist subjects.
  8. M@rix is an album by German industrial music artist P·A·L. It was released in Europe by Ant-Zen records as a CD. The title is pronounced "matrix".
  9. In archaeology, the matrix commonly refers to the Harris matrix, a method for recording excavations.
  10. Jamie Quinn, better known as Matrix, is a London based drum and bass producer and DJ.
  11. Matrix are a Hungarian Bandy club that compete in the most Hungarian tournaments. Matrix competed in the 2005/2006 Hungarian cup where they only managed to finish in fifth place out of six. ...
  12. In biology, matrix (plural: matrices) is the material (or tissue) between animal or plant cells, in which more specialized structures are embedded, and a specific part of the mitochondrion that is the site of oxidation of organic molecules. ...
  13. (Matrixes) energy configurations that are built up and can be helpful or harmful to the bodymind; included here are ways to improve communication and relationships within families, businesses and groups.
  14. (Matrixing) The natural tendency for the human mind to interpret sensory input, what is perceived visually, audibly or tactilely, as something familiar or more easily understood and accepted, in effect mentally “filling in the blanks. ...
  15. (Matrixing) When the mind attempts to manifest images as something they are not.
  16. (Matrixing) A technique in which additional signals can be conveyed by altering the phase relationships of the signals; for example, a rear surround channel can be conveyed by creating a 180-degree phase shift between two surround signal components and conveying them with the main stereo signals ...
  17. (Matrixing) The design of a stability schedule such that a selected subset of the total number of possible samples for all factor combinations is tested at a specified time point. At a subsequent time point, another subset of samples for all factor combinations is tested. ...
  18. (Matrixing) The human mind's natural tendency to find familiar shapes in complex shapes or colors.  A nondescript object seems to appear as something specific (i.e. a face in the clouds).
  19. (Matrixing) The natural propensity of the human mind to rationalize sensory input to make more sense. An example is children who "see circus animals" in the clouds.
  20. (Matrixing) The term given to the way the brain sometimes fools the eyes.  The brain has a natural tendency to try to see shapes and faces in abstract patterns (for example walls, smoke, grainy photograph's, etc). ...
  21. (Matrixing) the mind's natural ability to find order out of chaos, resulting in seeing pictures, faces, and shapes where they do not exist.
  22. (Matrixing) the tendency for the human mind to automatically form a familiar image out of random combinations of lights and shadows.
  23. A logical network configured in a rectangular array of intersections of input/output channels.
  24. Literally, a place or medium in which something is bred, produced, or developed. In cartilage, it is the substance between the chondrocytes. ...
  25. The background ecosystem or land-use type in a mosaic.